Canes 14U NC Wearing grabbed an early lead on its way to a 5-3 victory over Canes 13U on Sunday. Canes 14U NC Wearing scored on a double by Jake Absher in the first inning and a groundout by Tarez Hamilton in the second inning.Canes 14U NC Wearing evened things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. Absher drove in one when he doubled.
Canes 14U NC Wearing pulled away for good with one run in the second inning. In the second Hamilton grounded out, scoring one run.
Ethan Watson led the Canes 14U NC Wearing to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He went five innings, allowing one run on four hits and striking out one. Skylar Hooten threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Hooten recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Canes 14U NC Wearing.
Landon G. took the loss for Canes 13U . He allowed eight hits and five runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one.
Canes 14U NC Wearing tallied nine hits in the game. Kenan Bowman, Tad Hudson, and Patrick Tivnan all collected multiple hits for Canes 14U NC Wearing. Tivnan, Hudson, and Bowman all had two hits to lead Canes 14U NC Wearing.
Brent S. led Canes 13U with two hits in four at bats.